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Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec

  • 01:00 - 6 May, 2010
Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec
Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec, © Miran Kambič
© Miran Kambič

© Miran Kambič © Miran Kambič © Miran Kambič © Miran Kambič +15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Architects

    Arhitektura Krusec
  • Directors In Charge

    Lena Krušec, Tomaž Krušec and Vid Kurinčič
  • Collaborators

    Vanja Milosavljevič , Jan Šavli, Domen Fučka , Tina Mikulič, Jurij Nemec , Nina Polajnar, Miha Prosen
  • Investor

    University of Ljubljana and Biotechnical Faculty
  • Area

    2700.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

From the architect. The building is constructed within a large area in which various buildings of the Biotechnical Faculty are positioned as pavilions among groves of fruit trees. The building is a functional and conceptual continuation of the existing faculty complex.

It houses a large representative lecture hall, the dean's office and central library.

In spite of the poor construction state of the existing building, it is the only context of design and organization the new building design could relate to.

© Miran Kambič
© Miran Kambič

In accordance with the above, all communication passages in the new building are connected to hallways in the existing building.

The main entrance is designed from the western side, combining with the existing building entrance to create a large entry platform with benches. The entry platform serves to functionally and perceptively combine two dislocated entries into a unified whole.

The connection to the existing building is also obvious at the level of façade design, as it resumes the composition scheme of the existing building. The façade dynamics reflect the functional layout of internal premises and load bearing construction.

© Miran Kambič
© Miran Kambič

The library, acting as the "house of learning" is symbolically placed above the main entrance. As the sanctuary of all written knowledge of the faculty, the library has a dominant position both in the direction of the main entrance and in the direction of the main hall.

© Miran Kambič
© Miran Kambič

Special attention is paid to orientation of the halls that never end as "blind alleys". They are rather closed by glass walls that allow users a view into the surroundings.

© Miran Kambič
© Miran Kambič
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec" 06 May 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>
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Banc · June 26, 2010

Having been to Slovenia recently, I'm really excited about the future of Architecture there... there seems to be a lot of quality building, this scheme being an example of it. It has the guts to pare the scheme down to it's essential parti.

spark · June 01, 2010

you are so smart guys! try to build something architectual in slovenija, its almost imposible! and this project 4 example was honourd with the slovenien pitzker price:)

soooo, schhhhhhhhhhhhh:P

Manuel Olmo · May 28, 2010

Gr8 color in and out! RT @bluevertical: Biotehniska Fakulteta by Arhitektura Krusec #architecture #interiordesign

bluevertical · May 28, 2010

Biotehniska Fakulteta by Arhitektura Krusec #architecture #interiordesign *lovely design

gl memo · May 12, 2010

Reading: "Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec | ArchDaily"( )

tiktak · May 11, 2010

khm... this is not humble and contextual architecture at all. it is just the opposite; formalistic & pretense

Travel Writer · May 08, 2010

Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec: Shared by Lucas

really nice and elegant design.
... -

knight · May 07, 2010

boooring, seen before 100 times

T · May 09, 2010 10:22 PM

Not everything has to be thrillingly exciting all the time. Many clients without mega-budgets needs ordinary, well excecuted, comfortable buildings. This is such a building - why not appreciate it for that? Your comment is typical of an Archdaily saturated mindset - actually, you are pretty damn boring... and actually we've all heard comments like yours a 100 times.... boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooring

ALDO · May 07, 2010

Just beautifull... excellent.

tiktak · May 07, 2010

dull & prosaic

Home Decor News · May 07, 2010

Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec #architecture

shetu · May 07, 2010

bold & sophisticated

eduardo · May 07, 2010

full of good taste.

bluevertical · May 07, 2010

Biotehniska Fakulteta by Arhitektura Krušec #architecture #interiordesign #minimalism #slovenia *nice design

Theo Jones · May 07, 2010

I like the ceiling lighting, anyone have details on what they are?

elgoyo · May 07, 2010 09:01 PM

in the section you can see that they are skylights, the cylinder look as if its made of some sort of translucid plastic

JF Santana · May 07, 2010

RT: @archdaily: Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec

rental_watanabe 2.0 · May 06, 2010

Biotehniska Fakulteta / Arhitektura Krušec

a2sm · May 06, 2010

emerging architects! looks and feels very nice.

ADO LT · January 25, 2012 10:20 PM

I totally agree. Very nice.


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